Museum of American Folk Art

Photo Description The American Folk Art Museum is the leading urban center of folk art scholarship in the nation. Founded in 1961, this museum’s collections, workshops and exhibitions focus mainly on American culture as expressed through folk art. The American Folk Art Museum was...

Museum of American Folk Art
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Bronx Museum of the Arts

Photo Description A quick subway ride from Manhattan on the B, D, or #4 trains to Yankee Stadium/161 St. Contemporary art exhibitions of work by mostly emerging and unrecognizable artists. Museum cafe and shop. Closed Mon. and Tues. Free. Open until 9pm Wed.A quick subway ride from...

Bronx Museum of the Arts
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Broadway Theater Tours

Photo Description These walking tours of Manhattan’s Theatre District visit 15 different Broadway playhouses, including exclusive access to at least two theatre interiors. It’s a side of Broadway the general public seldom gets to see-and you might catch a few minutes of...

Broadway Theater Tours
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

The New York Historical Society

Photo Description Library and museum of New York history, including fine and decorative arts of unparalleled diversity. Multilingual. Landmark park-view auditorium and renovated galleries permit any combination of meeting activities.Library and museum of New York history, including fine...

The New York Historical Society
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Van Cortlandt House Museum

Photo #img1 #img1 Description The Van Cortlandt House Museum is a private, non-profit institution founded in 1896 by the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York, a licensee of the City of New York. Van Cortlandt House was built in 1748 for Frederick Van Cortlandt and...

Van Cortlandt House Museum
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Guggenheim Museum SOHO

Photo Description The Guggenheim Museum SoHo first opened to the public in June 1992. It was designed by distinguished architect Arata Isozaki. The museum has hosted several noteworthy exhibitions and is located in an ornate brick building on the corner of Broadway and Prince St. Despite...

Guggenheim Museum SOHO
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

John A. Noble Museum for Maritime His...

Photo Description The $3.5 million renovation of Building D, the Noble Maritime Collection’s home, was completed in 2000. After seven years of an extraordinary partnership between private citizens and government, what was a desolate building is now an exquisite home for one of the...

John A. Noble Museum for Maritime History
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Photo Description Interprets the area’s immigrant and migrant experiences. Tours of a landmark 19th century tenement, living history programs, neighborhood walking tours, plays, and special programs. Group programs every day; call one month in advance to book a group.Interprets the...

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
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Doll and Toy Museum of NYC

Photo Description This non-profit museum has a growing international collection. Rotating exhibits include doll restoration, 21st century African-American dolls, the history of the teddy bear, construction toys, and more. By appointment only. Located in the Brooklyn Heights Public...

Doll and Toy Museum of NYC
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

New York Transit Museum

Photo Description The New York Transit Museum, one of the city’s leading cultural institutions is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban public transportation history, and one of the premier institutions of its kind in the world. The Museum explores the...

New York Transit Museum
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